Translating Literature

Translating Literature : Practice and Theory in a Comparative Literature Context

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Designed for courses on literary translation, Translating Literature discusses the process and the product of literary translation, incorporating both practical advice for translators and theoretical discussion on the role translations play in the evolution and interpretation of literatures. Exercises and examples highlight problems in translation.show more

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  • Paperback | 165 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.06 x 10.16mm | 226.8g
  • Modern Language Association of America
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0873523946
  • 9780873523943
  • 321,800

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"An excellent introductory volume for teachers and students alike.... The effectiveness of Lefevere's volume is further underscored by his successful effort to focus his study across cultures, rather than favoring any specific language or genre." --Analytical and Enumerative Bibliographyshow more
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